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breve

noun \ˈbrēv, ˈbrev\

Definition of BREVE

1
:  a note equivalent to two whole notes
2
:  a curved mark ˘ used to indicate a short vowel or a short or unstressed syllable

Origin of BREVE

Middle English brefe, from Medieval Latin, from neuter of brevis brief — more at brief
First Known Use: 15th century
BREVE Defined for Kids

breve

noun \ˈbrēv, ˈbrev\

Definition of BREVE for Kids

:  a mark ˘ placed over a vowel to show that the vowel is short

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July 06, 2015
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